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Boston Globe - Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★1/2 -- Tom Cruise is at his Tom Cruise-iest in 'Top Gun: Maverick' -- It's been 36 years since the original. The sequel is more of the same: expertly crafted action, gorgeous visuals, and mindless, muscular shamelessness.

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Cambridge singer-songwriter Alisa Amador wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest

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TV CRITIC'S CORNER - Missed connections in 'Time Traveler's Wife' The talent is good, including director David Nutter ("Game of Thrones"), writer-producer Steven Moffat ("Sherlock," "Doctor Who"), and lead actors Rose Leslie and Theo James. But the result is unsatisfying.

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Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops have some spring in their step - For the first time since 2019, the Pops is staging an in-person spring season at Symphony Hall. It begins Thursday with a program celebrating Disney composer Alan Menken..

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Boston Ballet announces its 59th-anniversary season - The season will include world premieres by William Forsythe and Nanine Linning and a pair of works by George Balanchine.

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MATTHEW GILBERT | YOUR TV GPS -- This week's TV: What's been renewed and canceled, Emmy Rossum's back, and remembering George Carlin -- It's that time of year when the networks start to make big decisions about the future. Here's what's happening for the fall of 2022.

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MUSIC REVIEW -- At the Orpheum, Tori Amos and an enthralled crowd share more than a feeling -- Amos's career-spanning set showed how her artistic trajectory has both evolved and come full circle over the last three-plus decades.

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Selena Gomez exuded confidence on SNL... and oh she's looking for love

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Jean Appolon Expressions works through 'Traka'

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Matt Damon slammed for crypto commercial amid market meltdown

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'Married ... With Children' to return as animated show

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In 'Sea Sick,' an expert on oceans sees a world of trouble

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ART's '1776' aims to give history a shake

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An artistic revolution by the seaside in 'The Shores of Bohemia'

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Reading about war and wartime with Phil Klay

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Keeping up with the Crawleys in 'Downton Abbey: A New Era'

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Love and time travel in Emma Straub's 'This Time Tomorrow'

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TV shows that understood a woman's right to choose

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A life closer to nature, a visit to Kendall Square, and a state Senator writes a book

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Moving through trauma in Jean Appolon Expressions' 'Traka,' a world premiere at the ICA this weekend

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Going on a trip in 'The Red Arrow'

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Author readings around Boston May 15-21

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Local bestsellers for the week ended May 8

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From the New Orleans Jazz Fest to New England: 13 electrifying artists there who'll be coming here

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Winter Arts Guide - Peabody Essex Museum breaks down silos between Native American and American art in new galleries - "There are difficult histories. We were intentional with the pairings," says curator Karen Kramer.

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The drama 'Bel Air' offers a fresh take on the Fresh Prince -- The reboot maintains the fish-out-of-water premise of the '90s sitcom, but it places Will at the center of a drama that considers questions concerning race, class, and privilege.

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See dancers from all over New England during a weekend of Boston performances -- The New England Now Dance Platform packs a lot into three programs over one March weekend.

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For the War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel, a return to a place he once called home -- The Massachusetts native brings his band to the House of Blues for two shows.

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Guerilla Opera goes 'Underground' with intimate performance series online -- In its 15th season, the group is creating new connections with opera composers, performers, and fans with expanded virtual programming.

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In 'The Bluest Eye' at the Huntington, the challenge of capturing Toni Morrison's unerring vision

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10 CONCERTS SURE TO CRANK UP THE HEAT THIS WINTER

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10 CLASSICAL EVENTS TO CATCH LIVE THIS SEASON

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Five dance performances to carry you through the snowy season

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Dramas, musicals, and a trio of blue men: 10 shows for theatergoers this winter

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